Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR)

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Lewis & Clark College is ranked 68 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 149 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 47%
Applicants who took ACT 50%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+23%
600-69953%
600+76%

SAT Math Score

700+17%
600-69953%
600+71%

ACT Score

30-3639%
24-2957%
24+97%

Students applied7,796
Students admitted4,284
Admission rate55%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate74%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$48,628
Fees$360
Room and board$11,996
Estimated book expense$1,050
Total cost$62,034

Cost after need-based aid$30,206
Cost after non-need-based aid$46,496

Average debt at graduation$29,913

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met91%
Average need-based aid$31,828
Average non-need-based aid$15,538

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,134

Full-Time

Men808
Women1,294

Part-Time

Men15
Women17

Freshmen retained85%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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